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And two in three think serious botch-ups should result in a jail sentence.
But the bombing of the Embassy was not just one more of the "oops missed" botch-ups.
The NHS were hit with a huge compensation bill for the botch-ups, according to figures obtained using the Freedom of Information Act.
He flatly refuses to make any apology for his own botch-ups, namely selling off our gold reserves and plundering the pension pots.
He says: "Doctors are very reluctant to talk about their mistakes in public, but most of us have made botch-ups at some stage.
AND speaking of police botch-ups, the Metropolitan Police are removing the word "yob" from their reports in case of offending anyone.
STEVE HARMISON is backing Durham's three amigos to restore England's oneday pride in the land of prince bishops after a succession of prize botch-ups.
The Scots paid a huge price for giving away penalties following a series of line-out botch-ups.